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The couple began dating in early 2009 and moved in together shortly after.
"As the self-proclaimed "Queen of Halloween," Marquardt plays off the theme of her favorite holiday, holding her hand above a spooky sign that reads "Till Death Do Us Part." But the most eye-catching piece of the photo is (of course) the bling: a large, sparkling rock in the shape of a black widow!
Did I mention @nicholascarpenter and I are engaged?
The way they were: After her former housemate Holly Madison wrote a book trashing Hugh Hefner and life at the Playboy mansion, Bridget stood by the beauty's side.
are writing tell-all memoirs about their days in the Playboy mansion and getting into heated feuds, the former Playmate is busy focusing on her bright (and perhaps a little spooky? Marquardt, ex-girlfriend of Hugh Hefner, got engaged to horror film director Nicholas Carpenter.
She captioned this close up, 'For those asking about my engagement ring, @nicholascarpenter wanted to get me something traditional & I wanted something different & unique!
It's a diamond paved spider (not a black widow) & it is absolutely perfect for me!! Who wants to come join me on a Ghost Hunt & spooky tour around Hollywood?
You want someone you can sit with in sweats, plus go out with.
You want them to have a lot of best friend qualities, but you want to make sure that you have the spice and passion that you wouldn't have with your best friend.
star took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that her longtime director boyfriend Nick Carpenter popped the question! News in 2010 when she and Carpenter first began looking at engagement bling."We are looking into that," Ms.